Innovation Scholarship Essay Contest

The winners of our 2015 Innovation Scholarships have been announced!

Congratulations to:

1st Place – Ashley Amaladhas, Ventura, CA
2nd Place – Ashlyn Rock, Houston, TX
3rd Place – Melissa Liu, College Station, TX

We are living through a period of great technological innovation and change. It affects nearly all aspects of our lives, including how we communicate and the automobiles we drive. Herrman & Herrman, P.L.L.C. cares about the future of young drivers and about making our roads as safe as possible.

To increase awareness about technological innovations and how they affect driving safety, Herrman & Herrman, P.L.L.C. is sponsoring an essay contest with $3,500 in prizes to help young people further their educations.

To enter, students should write a 600+ word essay on the following topic:

How has technology altered the driving experience in the 21st century? Describe the ways the technological innovations have impacted highway and vehicle safety.

The contest is open to high school juniors and seniors and students currently enrolled in 2-year or 4-year colleges or universities in the United States. We believe that getting an education is the best hope for young people to attain a rewarding career in the 21st century. We are proud to assist with scholarship prizes to help you further your education.

2015 Scholarship Awards

A scholarship selection committee will choose the three scholarship winners based on the originality and creativity of the idea.

  • 1st Place – $2,000
  • 2nd Place – $1,000
  • 3rd Place – $500

2015 Scholarship Timeline

  • October 1st – Submissions Open
  • December 1st – Submissions Close
  • December 15th – Winners Announced

How to Enter the Scholarship Contest

Answer the prompt with a 600+ word essay. Email the following items to

  • Essay in a Word Document (doc or docx) or PDF
  • Digital photo of yourself to use as a headshot (jpg or png)
  • Your full name, school, and phone number

Check out the General Rules for additional details about entering the contest.

Giving Back to the Communities of South Texas

Herrman & Herrman, P.L.L.C. has served the communities of Corpus Christi and the Rio Grande Valley for more than two decades and we are dedicated to giving back to the community. We are involved in numerous charitable activities that make a positive impact in South Texas. We know that the young people are our communities’ greatest asset.

We look forward to reading what you have to say about technological innovation and driving safety. Good luck to the contestants!